Sambah Village Fireflies Cruise


  • Fisherman Village
  • Fireflies Cruise (depend on weather)
  • Sky Lantern (depend on weather)
  • Glowing Plankton (depend on weather)


Return land & boat transfer, English tour guide, River cruise, sky lantern per family, light refreshment, dinner.


Escape to Sambah Village which takes only 70 minutes journey time from Kota Kinabalu City to experience the scenery of the mangroves that are very attractive and well-preserved. This place is the breeding ground for birds, prawns, crabs and clams. You also have the opportunity to board on small boat with fishermen and see the traditional ways to catch fish, shrimps and crabs. You will be mesmerized by the breath taking different kinds of sunset views which offer you the best and meaningful experience. Sambah Village is one of the fishermen’s villages that still exists today.

Most of the villagers still focus on fish catching in the swamp area of Sulaman Lake, Tuaran. By taking a boat ride to observe the fisherman village, this small village of about 200 villagers has only one primary school with an amazing student to teacher ratio of 18:12.  The Sambah village also known for udang salai – smoked prawns. This is a local delicacy that is produced mainly in this village where river prawns are smoked for hours until they turn a nice tan brown colour. Sunset is also one of the attractions at Sambah Village. Why should you visit this village? You will be mesmerized by the breath-taking different kinds of sunset views which offer you the best and meaningful experience.

While the river cruise would offer a fireflies sighting at night also releasing lantern activity before departing for an River Cruise to spot the fireflies 


* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.

Pickup Time & Transport Fee

The pickup time is for reference only, actual time may be vary depends on number of visitors, distance, season, weather and road conditions, should be within 15 minutes. Transport fee quoted is per person.

Zone Hotel Pickup Time Fee (MYR)
A Kota Kinabalu city North (Grandis, Hyatt, Gaya street area...) 3:30 pm Free
B Kota Kinabalu city Center (Marriott, Marina Court, Horizon, ...) 3:30 pm Free
C Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...) 3:30 pm Free
D Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Aeropod, ...) 3:15 pm Free
E 1Borneo area (Tune, Grand Borneo, ...) 3:45 pm 20.00
F Outskirt area (Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Nexus Karambunai, ...) 3 pm 30.00
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  • Min. Participant(s)4 Persons To Go (child does not counted)

  • Tour location / Depart fromKota Kinabalu

  • Recommend to book0 month(s) in advance

  • To book at least0 day(s) in advance

  • Cancellation & Refund Policy:  No refund for any cancellation made within 1 day from the tour date, 90% of full payment will be refunded if cancel 2 days and above. No refund for those tours which involve accommodation.

  • Tour Type: Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.

  • Insurance: Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance.

  • Pickup Service:  Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying. Please wait at lobby while the tour guide will find you when he/she arrive. Dropoff service will be provided after travelling, please notify us upon booking if your dropoff location is differ from pickup location.

  • Specialities: You may decide the joining date, no compulsory tips (If you are happy and satisfied with the journey and the tour guide service, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation with tipping, OR words of thanks is good enough).

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